Studio: international art — 28.1903

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Studio- Talk

(From our own Correspondents.)

empanelled in the chimney-breast within, the STUDIO-TALK,
sixteen points of the wind.

The reproductions here given illustrate the idea
of hinting at the names or the uses of the buildings W ONDON.—The annual exhibition of old
on which the vanes stand. and modern water-colour drawings at

The Ploughman on page 131 is to be fixed on a Messrs. Agnew's gallery is more than

granary in Kent; the one on this page stands over ^ ~ usually worthy of note this year because
the country studio of a figure painter ; The Poacher it includes a specially important series of works by
(page 131) would be suitable for a keeper's lodge, Turner as well as a number of excellent things
whilst the remainder, which were specially designed by David Cox, De Wint, Copley Fielding, Prout,
for this article, explain themselves. They are all Hunt, and other leaders of the English school,
in silhouette, and are cut out of either copper or There are, besides, many memorable drawings by
sheet iron thick enough to render them rigid. living men and by painters recently deceased; so

- that the collection summarises not inadequately

The annual exhibition of the Royal Amateur the progress of English water-colour from almost
Society (President, H.M. Queen Alexandra) will its first beginning to the present day. The gems of
be held at Surrey House, Marble Arch, London, the collection are Turner's large Rosthwaite Bridge,
from the 19th to the 21st of March. Borrowdale, Chryses on the Sea-shore, On the Wash-

burn, under Folby Hill, and
Llanthony Abbey, De
Wint's Stacking Hay,
David Cox's large and
powerfully handled Snow-
don from Capel Curig, and
his smaller Storm on the
Moor, Sir John Gilbert's
vigorous composition Joan
of Arc's Entry into Orleans,
and Henry Moore's mag-
nificent sea-piece A Breah
in the Storm, which shows
to perfection his extraor-
dinary knowledge of wave
movement and cloud forms
and his rare sensitiveness
to effects of light and
atmosphere. His Bright
Afternoon with a choppy
Sea, is hardly less admir-
able as a record of nature.
A. W. Hunt's Sonning, Mr.
Thome Waite's Lewes Mill,
Miss Alma-Tadema's At
Peace, Miss Gow's A Fair
Student, and a pretty study
by Mr. Macbeth of a girl
standing beside a stream
among masses of spring
blossoms must be noted;
and there is a very attrac-
tive little pen-and-wash
drawing, Christmas in the
Fields, by Mr. J. M. Swan.


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